When Johnny Comes Marching Home


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When Johnny Comes Marching Home

Southern Civil War rallying song. [Am. Music: Van Doren, 228–229]
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Then the bands turned their instruments towards Cathy and burst in with that rollicking frenzy of a tune, "Oh, we'll all get blind drunk when Johnny comes marching home - yes, we'll all get blind drunk when Johnny comes marching home!" and followed it instantly with "Dixie," that antidote for melancholy, merriest and gladdest of all military music on any side of the ocean - and that was the end.
The program, performed by the 63-member orchestra, opened with Entrance of the Gladiators" by Julius Fucik and closed with "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" by Ralph Matesky.
Songs on the album include: "John Brown's Body"; "Battle Hymn of the Republic"; "Dixie"; "Maryland, My Maryland"; "The Yellow Rose of Texas"; "The Bonnie Blue Flag"; "Upidee"; "Goober Peas"; '?all Quiet along the Potomac"; "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground"; "The Battle Cry of Freedom'; "Wait for the Wagon"; "We Are Coming Father Abram"; "The Arms of Abraham,'; "lust Before the Battle, Mother"; "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp"; "The Year of Jubilo (Kingdom Coming)"; "Wake, Nicodemus"; "Marching through Georgia"; "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"; "General Patterson"; "The Cumberland Gap"; "Somebody's Darling"; "The Conquered Banner"; and "The President's Grave" The album is an exceptional source for educators as well as Civil War enthusiasts who enjoy listening to the drums and songs of war.
Now they've got a new version of 'When Johnny Comes Marching Home' which goes: "They couldn't afford his transfer fee, Tevez Tevez.
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